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    Senior Member trickdog's Avatar
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    Difference between ramped and non-ramped chain rings

    Can anyone please explain the difference....and how do I tell which one is on my bike.


    Thanks

    TD.

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    Quote Originally Posted by trickdog
    Can anyone please explain the difference....and how do I tell which one is on my bike.


    Thanks

    TD.
    An unramped ring is just that.Plain vanilla, no ramps, nada, nothing, just teeth.

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    Chairman of the Bored catatonic's Avatar
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    here you go:

    ramp: a cutout in a cog or chainring for the chain to seat into to facilitate smoother shifting.

    pin: a round protrustion on the backside of chainrings to facilitate easier chain engagement, often used in conjunction with ramps.

    Knowing that, you can figure it out. as for performance difference, it just makes things a bit smoother as far as shifting goes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by catatonic
    here you go:

    ramp: a cutout in a cog or chainring for the chain to seat into to facilitate smoother shifting.
    Sydney gots ramped rings with no 'cutouts'.What's up with that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sydney
    Sydney gots ramped rings with no 'cutouts'.What's up with that?
    It's "sydney". You must be new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allgoo19
    It's "sydney". You must be new.
    Today, I believe my jurisdiction ends here...

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